tv KRON 4 News Weekend KRON December 2, 2012 8:00am-10:00am PST
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. first, we want to start in the weather center. this is the third in a series of storms to hit the bay area. the winds have toppled a truck on the richmond san rafael bridge and slowed air traffic at sfo janu arasu tracking it all for us this morning... >> oakland, alameda are getting slammed. all of this also going towards oakland.
it is continuing to press southeast, montero, burlingame the south-bay not quite as intense but it is going to pick up. and more details coming up on my next report. now, back to isabel >> new this morning, strong winds are to blame for this accident on the richmond san rafael bridge. the big rig was heading east along the bridge to get you more news we
will have a live report coming up later with mike pelton. also later, the latest on the power outages. 18,000 utility in the sonoma, particularly in santa rosa. elsewhere in the north bay, 6400 experiencing powd power outages and also 2200 people in the san francisco. 1300 are on the dark on the peninsula. with that flash flood a flash flood watch for the north bay also has cities near the russian river on alert. water levels have risen onto land in some parts of
guerneville. and even though it's normally a slow-moving river... >> with 6-7 ft. it begins to get scary. we have to think about leaving town, turning off electricity, gasoline. and so forth. >> the national weather service says that it could be possibly a flooded road to a.m. with noon tomorrow reaching the highest levels. in this video shot yesterday, you can see that the river is rising fast. flooding, every decade or so, is not uncommon. the last serious threat was in the first days of january 06 of course the possibility always makes residents nervous. the national weather service says the russian river will flood guerneville around 2 a.m. monday... highest point around noon tomorrow... with water levels >> the latest series of storms has some arborists concerned about trees in the bay area. the saturated ground could force trees and bushes to collapse. about the threat. >> all of the whe--wieight..
is at the top of the tree. >> certified arborist christopher altman pointing these dangers out while walking through pacific heights in san francisco. >> if you have a lot therese cyprus, a fig tree, cypress tree, acacia tree, those are usually hazardous and with also prone to weakness. >> altman says all of those trees are commonly found in san francisco, despite the ficus no longer being planted because he says they're weak and unsafe. >> i would have this branch removed. you can see the offshoot from the main trunk. altman says to also keep an eye out for included bark.
occassionally wet soil is okay, but altman says if you live in an area where the soil is always drenched -- that's a problem. wet soil prevents roots from getting enough oxygen. this could rot the roots. phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. stay with kron-4 and kron four dot com as we continue to monitor the storm moving through the bay area. you can also follow us on our facebook and twitter >> the northbound lanes of i-280 in daly city are partially reopened. the lanes were closed following a fatal accident this morning. the c-h-p says two cars collided just after 5 a-m near eastmoor avenue. one person was pronounced dead at the scene. the cause of the accident
>> there is a flash flood watch for sonoma county. in fact, the napa and russian rivers could be reaching flood stage later today. this is a live look at the golden gate. the water is on the pavement, with slow going, little traffic but they give you an idea that we're dealing with on the bay area bridges this morning. >> there was a lot of weekend events have been cancelled. thankfully, not that many accidents. this has been been north bay and impacting the santa cruz mountains >> we say it over and over but please keep both hands on the wheel and the wind condition of the bridges of be extra careful. >> i felt that wind. >> same here. >> a historic building is
we continue to track the wind, the storms, with the strong winds and the bay bridge. from our mount tam and in the middle, look at that that 2005 under feet. and the san mateo bridge also looks wet. >> we just received an accident on west highway 24. before fish ranch road with a downed tree. the 2 right lane is are blocked. and we will bring you that latest information if you are going in that direction and first, let us get your forecast with the jungle.
>> thank you, yes, you are right with china would-- >> a janu? >> janu: good petaluma, napa and the russian river exceeding its flood stages. the russian river tomorrow afternoon you can see this have the band through berkeley and oakland. with 1 in. per hour. and the inland areas we're also going to see that even impacting the coast. the red for montero
and tracking it out on futurecast. the wind speeds at 15-20 with 30 in oakland. this system is fast moving with the gusting winds it will press for by 10:00 a.m. release slamming the south bay but also some clearing expected in the north bay and also clear for this afternoon. a fast-moving system but it is still hitting us hard. (music) we will have a dry monday but we could see your kron 4 7 day around the bay showers by midweek. >> fire crews responding to into a-alarm fire at the san francisco zoo this was about 1:00 p.m.. massive largest heated saltwater pool.
fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire near the san ()* *vo * )á the fire started in the historic fleishhacker pool building next to the zoo parking lot around one p-m. the building was once world's largest heated saltwater pool. since the building shut down, it has been known to attract the homeless. as suspicious. >> in the south bay. police releasing a sketch of a suspect in connection with the murder of a high profile venture capitalist in monte sereno. as a white or latino man... six feet tall . he has black hair... dark eyes... and a light complexion. friday, police found the body of ravi kumra at his monte sereno home near los gatos. his wife called for help assailants had ransacked the home and beaten her. hospital with minor >> oakland police arrest four men saturday in connection with a string of robberies in the east bay. some tense moments as police searched for the suspects near the oakland and berkeley border. they blocked off several streets. a tip led them to that area. the string of robberies happened near lake merritt, the lakeshore area and on piedmont street. >> ford motor company is
recalling nearly 90-thousand 2013 ford escapes and ford fusions because of a fire hazard. the car maker says there have been reports of overheating and fires in models with the one-point- six liter ecoboost engine. ford says it's working on a way to fix the problem. in the meantime, ford is asking affected owners to contact a dealer as soon as possible to arrange for a loaner vehicle at no charge. >> we're learning more details now on a murder - suicide involving a kansas city chiefs football player. police say linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend and then drove to arrowhead stadium and took his own life. george howell reports belcher took his life in front of team officials. >> off the kansas city chiefs are mourning the loss of a teammate. there but they were arriving, they saw
him taking his own life. >> he was talking to a couple of coaches in the parking lot and had a gun to said. they heard the gunshot. they had a gun- to his head.. >> just 20 minutes earlier he shot his girlfriend at her home and died at a local hospital. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. and even recently. >> the team released a statement that we can confirm that there was an incident at arrowhead earlier this morning and we are cooperating with the authorities in their investigation. belcher played all four seasons with the chiefs at his best season was last year with 120 tackle career high. they are scheduled to play sunday against the carolina panthers. george howell.
kron 4 news . >> belcher and his girlfriend were living in their kansas city home with their three-month-old baby girl and belcher's mother. the child is now being taken care of by family members. police are looking for a possible motive in this case. the raiders released this statement in response... the oakland raiders are empathizing with the chiefs organization. our hearts are wounded by such an unimaginable tragedy in our nfl family. we will continue to pray for everyone involved. >> i am going to give away these high and headphones www.kron4.com nor cancellation is the latest technology high end ..
>> we are back at 8:25 >> welcome. you can see the heavy yellow is indicating heavier rainfall. still in the north where it was kidding hit hard. moving south and it was-and getting hit hard. coast should be gone by early or late afternoon. >> it has been a steady and the latest band is bringing heavy wind causing several accidents. we will keep you up to date. >> sports. the golden state warriors continued their solid start to the season
last night against the indiana pacers. stephen curry scored 20 points and had a season high eleven assists to lead the warriors to a 103-92 victory. klay thompson added 22 points. and david lee had thirteen points and twelve rebounds. that was lee's ninth double-double of the season. the warriors have won three straight games and remain tied with the los angeles clippers for first place in the pacific division. >> and it will be the stanford cardinal against wisconsin in the rose bowl. wisconsin earning the rose bowl berth after beating nebraska in the big ten championship game last night. surprising everybody, running back montee ball ran for 201 yards and three touchdowns to lead the badgers over the 14th ranked huskers 70-to-31. the badgers, who weren't even ranked, ran for 539 yards on their way to becoming the first team to lose 5 games and still reach the rose bowl.
anything is possible, go stanford. coming up on kron 4 news weekend... we're keeping an eye on the weather... a third round of storms has arrived this morning. >> live look out of the north bay we work keep traffic slow at sfo with at least one hour. and keeping traffic and even delays at s f o keeping you updated coming back. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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one-half inch per hour. towards san leandro, that is pressing inland. pass for the coast, the peninsula, heavy rainfall but not as much as other areas. take a look at this event. the 280/1 0 1, getting slammed. with nearly 1 in. per hour, with urban flooding. when speeds, 32 mph in oakland, 22 mph in redwood city. sustained gusting even hire a 60 m.p.h. there are several watches and warnings been issued coming up in my next report but first, let us go back to rv. >> thank-you. as we mentioned the north bay is getting bay right now... corte madera. some north bay rivers
could reach flood stage. the latest round of rain has arrived in the bay area. anywhere from one to as much as seven inches of rain is expected to fall this morning. trees down in petaluma, this was nearly 7 in. in the north bay. >> joining us fire battalion chief, jeff. >> good morning. can you give us a sense of what you are dealing with in petaluma. go to our facebook fan section, www.kron4.com >> caller: >> this predicted flooding was a bit earlier than expected. we do have some wind related events with trees and hot power lines hanging down. we have agents standing by waiting for pg&e
to come out and to remedy that situation. we are monitoring the water, the rivers, it is rising. there is still room to go but no flooding as of yet. >> chief, predictions on flooding the specific waterways? does that mean that it is to not as bad as you thought possible compared to previous years? >> is not as bad as usual, yet. a couple of good things. there is still room to grow for the water. our high tide was 4:4:05 a.m. so the tide is going out will make room for more room and water. hot on the downside, there is water in the river is rising faster than normal. i think that is because there is a
saturation. we have not had a lot of rainfall. perhaps not even 1 in.. but the rivers are where they were to mornings ago when we had 3 in. of rain fall. that is a concerning. 2 warnings ago and also the river tributaries are a concern to mornings ago, the water is just as high and also the maximum of stream of the water to be terris. 30 minutes-60 minutes the maximum stream of water-- tributaries. it has been running for the last couple of hours and other areas so there is a large basin that goes to our tributaries and that leads into the river. it takes time for that rain to get on the ground to make it down here. we are still
anticipating flooding. it is still a guessing game in how much rainfall we will get. >> can we go back? the tree that fell on that hole was anybody injured? >> no. >> the tree that fell on that test-home. >> we know there are smaller jurisdictions is very mutual response plan in place? >> we do. there is a state- wide response and county- wide mutual aid. i have been out in about for a couple of hours in the county has been busy with power lines, trees, and i have just heard about localized flooding. it has not come to a point where agencies are assisting other agencies, as of yet. >> with and the good
fortune and you will not have to. >> jeff holder. the battalion chief, thank you. we continue to get some photos. one was sent from s f o. paid are expecting to our delays on arriving flights. because of the weather. of course check with your carrier. and also firstname.lastname@example.org to line even though the north bay the east bay has also seen its share of rainfall and mudslides. the san paolo reservoir near wildcat canyon park and some storm water running through the berkeley hills. in oakland residents were getting ahead of the storm
even though the north bay is being hit hardest by the latest storm... the east bay is seeing its share of rain and minor mudslides. water levels are up here at the san pablo reservoir near wildcat canyon park.. and you can see some storm water running through residents there were getting ahead of the storm saturday... here is a resident sandbags offered by the city . >> coming up national news ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death.
today. they were trying to prevent a ruling on a new draft constitution. which has provoked more protests president mohammed morsi and the muslim brotherhood have been at odds with his secular political opponents and the judiciary. just before thanksgiving, the president issued a decree granting himself more powers and stripping judges of any power to challenge him. so it isn't clear what effect the court's ruling would have had. >> new this morning... israel is going to withhold more than 100 million in taxes that it collects on behalf of palestinians. the retaliation is punishment for palestinians' successful bid to win upgraded status at the united nations...seen as a symbolic move toward statehood. israeli officials say they also reject the u-n's vote for palestinian statehood in the west bank, east jerusalem and the gaza strip. those territories were captured by israel in the 1967 mideast war. authorities say nine militants and at least five afghans are dead after taliban suicide bombers attacked a joint u-s.-afghan air base in eastern afghanistan early today. there was gunfire for at least two hours as american helicopters fired down at militants before the the jalalabad air base since february. two afghan university students and three other afghan civilians working at the base were killed. >> firefighters are picking
their way through the collapsed portion of a highway tunnel. it's about 50 miles west of tokyo this morning. at least seven people are feared missing. video from cement roof panels that fell onto vehicles. rescuers have suspended workthe cause of the tunnel collapse is under investigation. >> coming up an amazing inventor that has created a contraption that eats garbage is fueled by the garbage that it eats...
in. through with danville and san ramon pure also heavy through daly city, if pressing through san carlos, redwood city, palo alto for. also heavy in the south bay. this this map is list of watches and losses with wind advisory from most of the bay area until at least to noon that is how fast the storm is moving. and it will press off by the afternoon. sustained when speeds at 35 m.p.h. for testing at 50 mph. her on future testify 10:00 a.m. and will continue to press south and east by noon, clearing in the north bay. still over the heart of the bay. as we go for the afternoon we are expecting trial for a vision for if your kron 4 7 day around the bay is not quite in the
clear with showers by mid- week. drive by the end of the workweek. >> isabel? >> thank-you, janu. >> at first glance... it looks like a robotic spider... but its actually much more than that. you're looking at the "raindrop eco spider"... a trash eating, environmentally friendly machine that also uses what it eats as fuel. it was created by a 10th grader from right here in the bay area and is now on display at the chabot space and science center in oakland. >> joining us this morning is the inventor of the eco spider... jack li ... he's a sophomore at oakland technical high school.... and melissa russo, she's the director of institutional advancement at chabot space and science center in oakland. tell us a little bit about a new exbhibit at chabot... >> i always had that idea on my mind but i never had it on paper. when the
supervisor told me to enter the contest i just put it on paper. i have been trained in a lot of environmental knowledge. so i combined these elements and basically designed a robot. >> this is about the size of a fire hydrant. >> yes. basically, how does it work? >> it will roam with the street and peck up garbage. and it runs on it it would- pick up garbage and it is on multiple howar powered solar powered -- and it will pick up the garbage. and somehow it will convert that to energy and even surplus energy to the battery. >> self sustaining. >> how does it know what his car car bridge and was not? >> i was able to use
artificial intelligence. >> one man's trash is another man's treasure. and somebody could say stuff i was saving that. >> but this is part of the plan. half it is lovely, and how exciting for you was this? >> i was very surprised. >> 10-15 kids. it >> correct. >> this was a competition that was for the kids to to be chosen to open the exhibit. we chose three different groups, three different inventions for exhibition. and on this ongoing basis we have an invention the station. at the exhibit when visitors, they can draw their own inventions, their own greed the machines in submit those. in the first 10 days we have received 300 submissions. on a monthly
basis we will use those for a drawing but for jack, we will actually be putting it on exhibition it is a very exciting way for us to interact. >> that is fantastic. jack, how long have you been thinking about doing this? >> the idea was fresh. perhaps the same week. >> he is quick! mit is going to like you. [laughter] >> how about the climate lab. it >> the buildings climate lab opened in 2010 early has been the most popular exhibit. >> that is video of it. >> what is exciting is that it is based on gaming. kids really have been engaged and
inspired and interested. it is wonderful to watch them there is a lot more hands on interactive element in this exhibit. and the kids are loving it we are excited. the invention station is one of the most successful. >> later, there will be a special letter 50 and older. a lot of a lot wors--a special day, december 22nd the skies of the mayas...at chabot..
we begin that second phase of the mayan calendar. that is an entire day of festivities with our tails of the mayan skies with a planetary and later this month... you have specials for "kids" 50 and older including a screening of "tales of the maya skies" tell us about that.. the chabot space and science center is located on skyline boulevard in oakland. for more information you can go to their web site, chabotspace.org congratulations, jack. >> thank-you. we will be back.
>> one east bay community is taking action against property. kron four's jeff pierce explains some of the best area are replacing those tags with impressive images. >> when fifteenth street between webster and franklin in downtown oakland was the target of spray can taggers art gallery owner jaime galinda and his friends in the art community came together to attack the problem with street art. >> i'm an artist, my friends are artists, my wife's an artist, let's beautify the neighborhood through art, paint over the tagging and graffiti that makes it look horrible and replace it with beautiful vibrant art. i'm really happy what we did out here on this block but i wanted to take it a step further. >> while the art collective gave the street a whimsical sense of innocence galinda wanted to demonstrate that true graffiti art that comes from the street. transcends the crude vandalism the neighborhood
suffered from. >> crayone did the dragon, he did the face, here in this corner is blaze aka picasso, this wall was done by nate one, this corner here and the character was done by east three and craze one, and then we have the buddha done by mike bam tws. >> galinda enlisted six of some of the most accomplished street artists in the bay area to produce street art in his fifteenth street gallery for an exhibition that will demonstrate that works of art can be created with a spray can. >> what i do per se is not the vandal on the street what i do is art work with the spray can, that a huge diffierence between me and the average tagger. the artists assembled for the exhibition which opens on december 7th all have decades of experience in perfecting their art and have had both exhibitions and commissions to produce their work. >> i would consider myself an artist with roots in
graffiti arts, i started in 1987 and after more than twenty five years i'm still doing it. i started doing gallery shows and started getting paid commissions from corporations and local businesses and here i am a long ride. >> the artists challenged themselves in designing the exhibit. >> we're going to paint and try to push the boundaries of what typical graffiti art is and what we did was limit our color palette to just black, white and red. proceeds from the exhibition will help support the art collective's efforts to continue to create street murals. >> we want other neighborhoods to see what we're doing and duplicate that. because together we can make a difference. >> in oakland jeff pierce >> in oakland jeff pierce [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on,
>> our top story the storm is no. 3. morning... storm number three has arrived in the bay this latest storm is expected to bring an additional seven to eight inches of rain in higher elevations. as well as gusty winds.. with the north bay getting the brunt of the rain. first, we want to start in the weather center. this is the third in a series of storms to hit the bay area. the winds have also made an impact with a just a couple of inches. >> yes, that red band indicating 2 in. per hour. santa rosa, a little bit of the dry break as a presses south-eastern gusting. the
yellow, the red is indicating a heavy downpour. santa rosa getting a break but towards novado and the east bayshore fajita heavy rain but not quite that downpour it is pressed inland. antioch 1 in. per hour. as for the coastal in peninsula area is not quite as intense it is continuing to press south. the yellow and red indicating a couple of inches per hour. you can see the watches and warnings impacting the russian river, napa both expected to exceed the flood stages. fifth that is in combination with this already saturated soil from the past two storms. including this third storm with down trees, power lines already a lot of power outages and the high wind
advisory for most of the bay area life full-color olive your screen. sustained when speeds at 20-30 m.p.h. gusting to 50 m.p.h. we will track far it will be felt, as the effect is itself fifth fair the strong winds are to blame. take a look. toppled a truck on the richmond san rafael bridge and slowed air traffic at sfo new this morning, strong winds are to blame for this accident on the richmond san rafael bridge. the big rig was heading east along the bridge just before five this morning... heavy winds forced the vehicle to roll over. the c-h-p issued a sig alert... as the accident blocked both eastbound lanes. the bridge's lower deck as of 5-15 this morning. >> now to the north bay... where the latest round of storms is hitting that area hard this morning. in fact, the napa and
russian rivers could reach flood stage later today. to get you more news faster, let's go to our solo reporter kron four's mike pelton live in corte madera this morning. >> good morning. a steady downpour of rain. this is a little bit lighter than they saw a short time ago 7:15 this huge weather cell moved through the wind was so strong it press on the newsman. it can tell so strong with visibility just a couple of hundred feet. and at the creek, continues to downpour with rainfall one resident says that this water is about five or 6 ft. higher than he has ever seen at fourth the department of public works say that they are considering to call the office of emergency management to help them respond to all these troubles they are seeing in the north bay. there are
trees down and localized flooding all across the north bay along surf francis drake boulevard. hal they also need for residents and motorists to call in anything that they see fit your they are no longer a concern on this great that was a concern earlier for what they do warn that a lot of children, out and play in the water it is really never a good idea especially on a day like today. >> mike, thank you. >> we have the latest information for you on power outages around the bay. ()* *take fullscreen * )á nearly 18-thousand utility customers are without power in sonoma county, particularly in santa rosa.
elsewhere in the north bay, nearly 64-hundred are experiencing outages. in san francisco there power. and almost one-thousand three hundred are in the sergeant, good morning. three--1300 and along the san francisco peninsula. - the sergeant is keeping us updated on the phone. >> the bridges are a very dangerous spot especially for a high-profile vehicles. and i would say to stay home if you do not need to go out. >> in the meantime, that truck that turned over on the richmond bridge is that still a problem. >> it is still there caltran
and the chp is providing traffic control. because of the wind, and the rain and the combination. it is because of this storm. we have a floating everywhere as well. >> we understand that the way the storm is headed towards the northeast that it would be interstate in fact intersecting with the interstate-880. and solan. >> it is really all over, hydroplaning. small crushes blocking roads. it cannot is the lead to something if they're not prepared and attentive. >> sergeant, how many accidents since this storm began on thursday? >> today, specifically there has been a significant increase. >> deanna mcdermett from the
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>> good morning. >> and stormtracker 4 in the north bay getting a little bit of a break in santa rosa. let us take a look if the rainfall totals in novado. one-tenth of 1 in. the east bayshore not quite that bad. and to the yellow over lme data indicating rainfall totals one 10th of 1 in. per hour. inland, still clearing up a bit. heavy in brentwood. as for the coast and the peninsula of heavier weather cell towards san francisco. let us take a look of the rainfall totals there. in the outer richmond district just two tenths of 1 in.. finishing off in the south bay is getting the heaviest.
let us take a look of the rainfall totals per hour. sunnyvale, one-quarter of 1 in. per hour. this same in millipede is. pretty heavy rainfall. the watches, the warnings it is completely let up. we have been keeping an eye on the flood warning for the russian river in napa. both expected to exceed the riverbanks. the russian river by tomorrow and wide spread wind advisory said. 20-30 m.p.h. gusting at 50 m.p.h.! pretty heavy right now but it is fast-moving and continue to press self-east. still some wind in the heart of the bay but possibly clearing in the north bay. 2:00 p.m., we will pretty much be in the clear. the wind speeds at 50 m.p.h. 15 in san jose and
the wind speeds will decrease as this presses out. gusting at 30 m.p.h., gusting. and as we go towards the afternoon of the wind speed will also decrease. with your 7 day around the bay dry conditions but showers could return once again tuesday, wednesday and dry again for your weekend. >> thank-you. fire crews responding to into a-alarm on
>> fire crews responded to a two-alarm fire near the san francisco zoo saturday the fire started in the historic fleishhacker pool building next to the zoo parking lot around one p-m. the building was once part of a massive swimming pool complex that housed the world's largest heated saltwater pool. since the building shut down, it has been known to attract the homeless. fire crews have yet to identify the cause of the blaze but it is being viewed as suspicious. in the south bay. police >> releasing a sketch of a suspect in connection with the murder of a high profile venture capitalist in monte sereno. the suspect is described as a white or latino man... about 23-to-24 years old... six feet tall . he has black hair... dark eyes... and a light complexion. friday, police found the body of ravi kumra at his monte sereno home near los gatos. shortly after 1:30 a.m. his wife called for help saying an assailant or assailants had ransacked the home and beaten her. she was taken to the hospital with minor >> oakland police arrest four men saturday in connection with a string of robberies in the east bay.
some tense moments as police searched for the suspects near the oakland and berkeley border. they blocked off several streets. area. >> the string of robberies happened near lake merritt, the lakeshore area and on >> ford motor company is recalling nearly 90-thousand 2013 ford escapes and ford fusions because of a fire hazard. have been reports of overheating and fires in models with the one-point- six liter ecoboost engine. ford says it's working on a way to fix the problem. in the meantime, ford is asking affected owners to contact a dealer as soon as possible to arrange for a loaner vehicle at no charge. >> we're learning more details now on a murder - suicide involving a kansas city chiefs football player. police say linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend and then drove to arrowhead stadium and took his own life. george howell reports belcher took his life in front of team officials. >> the kansas city chiefs are mourning the loss of a fellow teammate today. 25 year-old linebacker belcher. killed himself at arrowhead stadium after murdering his girlfriend. >> when the officers pulled
up the sock that he had a gun to his head. when the officers -- pulled up to the parking lot it appeared that the individual took his own life. >> belter also shot his girlfriend at her home and she died a short time later at a hospital. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. and even recently before the shooting occurred this morning. >> the team released a statement that we can confirm that there was an incident at arrowhead earlier this morning and we're cooperating with the authorities in their investigation. he played all of the four seasons with the cheese and his best season was last year with the chiefs -- with 120 tackles, a career high. they are scheduled to play the carolina panthers today. the aba were living in their kansas city home with their three-month-old baby girl
and belcher's mother. the child is now being taken care of by family members. police are looking for a possible motive in this case. the raiders released this statement in response... the oakland raiders are empathizing with the chiefs organization. our hearts are wounded by such an unimaginable tragedy in our nfl family. we will continue to pray for everyone involved. >> coming up, the cardinals the latest, taking a look at the wet pavement. the headlights are on with the windshield wipers going. we will be back.
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of accidents and delaying flights to/from sfo for at least two hours. >> the golden state warriors continued their solid start to the season last night against the indiana pacers. stephen curry scored 20 eleven assists to lead the warriors to a 103-92 victory. klay thompson added 22 points. and david lee had thirteen points and twelve rebounds. that was lee's ninth double-double of the season. the warriors have won three straight games and remain tied with the los angeles clippers for first place in the pacific division. >> and it will be the stanford cardinal against wisconsin in the rose bowl. wisconsin earning the rose bowl berth after beating nebraska in the big ten championship game last night. running back montee ball ran for 201 yards and three touchdowns to lead the badgers over the 14th
ranked huskers 70-to-31. the badgers, who weren't even ranked, ran for 539 yards on their way to becoming the first team to lose 5 games and still reach the rose bowl. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend... we're keeping an eye on the weather... a third round of storms has arrived this morning. this is a live look at the golden gate with advisories 50 m.p.h.! we will be back. (music) [ male announcer ] this december, remember --
>> we can see sustained when speeds at 20-30 m.p.h. gusting 50 m.p.h. in other areas. tracking this we're catching a bit of a drive break. petaluma, it's still raining and the san rafeal. for the east bay shore heavy downpour. indicating moderate/heavy and alameda, san leandro. san francisco in the inland valleys a little bit lighter in nature. starting to decrease in nature as we take a look at the peninsula the pacifica also getting heavy rainfall with burlingame. a little bit lighter and nature. cupertino, san jose also getting heavy rainfall. we are even seeing urban flooding. we have been
keeping an eye on the flawed rive as expected to exceed their flawed-flood- they're flooding-level. of rail of the higher elevations with downed trees associated with saturated soil and downed power lines. your kron 4 7 day around the bay we are expecting a dry year start to you're workweek. more showers on tuesday and wednesday. >> the latest from the we have been talking about this latest is for arriving in the bay area. it is weather for talk---ducks....- inches of rain fall. and mike
peltonlive look out of the north bay right now... corte madera. some north bay rivers could reach flood stage. >> the rain is still coming down along the creek. as it has all born in corte madera and a lot of residents have been taking pictures it is the highest they have ever seen. some say that this is usually just one-half full of what you are seeing. crews say the department of public works are considering to call the office of emergency management in the north bay. to help them respond to all of the problem is they are seeing. there is a localized flooding for of the north bay and a lot of downed trees. they are waiting to see if they need to call for backup. to respond to all of
those incidences. they're not particularly concerned with this creek but the smaller rivers and streams is of more concern. there is the potential for residential flooding. they are keeping an eye on that. isabel, at the porta madera creek bringing a lot of items with full trees, basketballs, seat cushions that is exactly why officials the say that if the want to play in the water and not a good idea of very dangerous >> thank you, mike what a great reminder. basketballs. >> trees! >> our coverage continues with bay area creeks. >> joining us his chief hydrologist his with the state agency. rob, what is this telling you?
>> good morning. yes. we have the full staff. we have been around the clock watching the storm systems come through. we are currently watching some pretty healthy rises on the russian river, the napa river. the napa river, at st. helena is expected to crest around noon. with two- feet over its flood stage. the flood stage is at 16 ft.. and if it goes towards map but it could reach its flood stage later this afternoon. >> the russian river? >> the russian river, near well above its flood stage. later this afternoon. as it works down towards guernville. just under 32 ft. and cresting overnight
tonight and tomorrow. >> as you move the south and south-east in the santa cruz mountains they have also been concerned as well as rivers and streams. how is that? >> there have been good responses with 2-3 in. of rain fall of the higher elevations. officials are watching that area. the creeks are responding, everywhere. good advice and keeping people away from the water waste. not a good time to be out. be careful with driving through a flooded road race. it is a good way to get into trouble very fast. >> rob, if you're looking later what would you tell people that live along the napa ri in the nab russian river? >> the flow is going to continue to remain high it should be cresting along the napa later today and the
lower reaches of the russian. it will also be very high. the flows will be also high. it could be exceeding tomorrow morning the. >> is this a concern? >> we always need to be concerned about high water in defense and what your activity. the low area, the russian river, people are used to seeing stages. but i do not think it is a major threat. but if you have any activities near the river you have to be weary that the flows are going to be high with a swift current. >> if you could compare this to a couple of years ago? is this difficult to deal with or is this moderate in comparison. chan were, of sex? >> it is very similar of january -- 06 --
>> rob, thank you so much for joining us. we want you to continue to email@example.com photos from s f o delays were taking a fact and still are in effect is reporting up to 2 hour delays on a writing flights. because of the weather check with your carrier if you're going to the airport. and a is a reminder even on your photos firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail your photos. and do not go down to the river to get a
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certified arborist >> christopher altman pointing these dangers out while walking through pacific heights in san francisco. altman says all of those trees are commonly found in san francisco, despite the ficus no longer being planted because he says they're weak and unsafe. altman says to also keep an eye out for included bark. occassionally wet soil is okay, but altman says if you live in an area where the soil is always drenched -- that's a problem. wet soil prevents roots from getting enough oxygen. this could rot the roots. could cause the tree to fall over rip often see a ficus tree, acacia tree, often falling victim of these high wind. and we will talk about holiday spirits with cheese parings
>> welcome back to kron 4 we are tracking this third storm. as we look through petaluma, the north a common, giving it a bit of a break but the east bay shores not quite as intense as this morning. the inland valleys is where we are seeing heavier weather cells. concord, one 10th of 1 in. per hour as well as san francisco. the heavier weather cell 3 daly city mill one-tenth of 1 in. per hour. also along the peninsula not quite as intense as to whites for a brief for much of the bay area. we will finish it off and the south bay through evergreen. coming down nearly three-quarters of 1 in. per hour. lilly been slamming us all day and
overnight. the watches and warnings completely showing the flood off swatches still in effect expected to exceed their flood stages. the russian river, with a flash flood watch for palo month and that both be in effect to let least 10:00 a.m. with a wind advisories for much of the bay area. gusts getting up to 55 m.p.h.. tracking it for you on futurecast will continue to see this heavier weather cell south-east. still dealing with a lot of heavy rainfall. in the south bay but it will continue to press out. drier conditions by 2:00 p.m. sustained when speeds have also been decreasing 15 at oakland, 5 mi. at half moon bay 10 m.p.h. in the south bay. the
gusts could even decrease with a 30 as that storm press is out the wind speed will die down as well. as we take a look at the seven day around the bay a dry start your workweek. but more showers headed to our way about the midweek. >> taking a look at the stormtracker 4. we will keep an eye on that stormtracker 4 and also speak about cheese and wine and wet weather close together. >> cheese goes with just about everything they can rejoice. our cabot chef c heddar walnut toast of course we are famous for our
sourdough. he would have been nice for the sourdough but i brought a christmas tree. >> we should mention that the cabinet is called the world's best thing you have been judged by your peers. >> yes, california wines are world renowned nearly surpassing some of the europeans and with the world's best chatter has to do with our soil, land, and how we treat the cows it all shows up on your palate. >> you are a 25 year veteran from vermont. >> yes tell us how it different in other states. >> of vermont is green with a wet climate and also it is cold with plenty of snow and it actually helps our farmers because we have to use very little herbicides
and pesticides. our cheese is all natural. we are a billable and costco, whole foods, a specialty markets. and other specialty food stores. >> what i also noticed is gluten free and lactose ree and you remove the lactose.. they will be fine if cabot cheddar the most popular cheeses cheddar cheese. it is the number one. it >> it is surprising? >> i wish we had more cabinet because there is a lot of interior cheeses. but
other dairies will accelerate the process but when mother nature does it. it is soul important to read mother nature it's a serious charsharp-is that.. east six months. >> if you are. this with even an old foghorn ale or the wind as it how what does that impact? with -- and drinking wine. >> the reason why san francisco is so diverse and it represents the people they really enjoy their food and the want to know where it comes from. because the wine's the aging is just as important as the cheese. you can light up your palate. included cheese has
a clean finish. no aftertaste that is what a judge is looking for. >> let us stop teasing us and let us do some sampling. >> the cheese is perfectly fine, you can even eat with your fingers. >> a nice bite. i did not twist anybody's arm. >> it is definitely sharp, try which means that you need to every nice wine with it. >> i was at a the wine steward recommended that the quarry because it a soft tannins which undercuts the strength of the cheese. the 'decoy'...wine is itthe name of the wine and cheese and
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